Cape Photographic Durchmusterung -732299

light-years

Catalog numbers:
     Gliese (Gl) 902, Henry Draper (HD) 222237, Cape Photographic Durchmusterung (CPD) -732299, Luyten Half-Second (LHS) 3994, Hipparcos Input Catalog (HIC) 116745, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) 258167
Arity: singular
Right Ascension and Declination: 23h39m37.271s, -72°43'19.32" (epoch 2000.0)
Distance from Sol: 37.18 light-years (11.40 parsecs)
Standard error in distance: 0.7243%
Source for distance: Hipparcos
Celestial (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 11.00, -0.981, -35.50
Galactic (X,Y,Z) coordinates in ly: 17.28, -20.57, -25.70
Proper motion: 0.749 arcsec/yr (169.1° from north)
Radial Velocity: 71.7 km/sec
Source for proper motion and radial velocity: Gliese
Galactic (U,V,W) velocity components in km/s: 31.94, -71.70, -24.85

What do all these fields mean?


Spectral class: K3
Luminosity Class: V
Apparent visual magnitude: +7.09
Absolute visual magnitude: +6.81
Visual luminosity: 0.165 x Sol
Color indices: B-V= +0.99, U-B= +0.84, R-I= +0.39
Diameter: 0.71 x Sol
Source for diameter: Apparent Diameters and Absolute Radii of Stars (Fracassini+ 1988)
Comfort Zone (visual): 0.406 A.U.s
Angular size of star in sky in CZ: 0.932382 degrees

light-years
but not more than light-years away
Data for this star system were most recently updated on 4-April-2001.